Voted one of the top five art festivals in the nation by USA Today readers, the Festival of Arts is a prestigious, highly competitive, regional juried fine art show featuring original artwork by Orange County’s finest artists. The 2019 show will run July 5 – August 31. Artists who would like to apply for the 2019 fine art show should submit three digital images per media and a completed application form to the Festival of Arts by October 31, 2018 (by 4pm). Applicants must apply online through the Festival’s website, www.foapom.com/apply. For more information call 949-464-4234.
Artists applying to the Festival of Arts must be able to show that they have resided in Orange County for at least one year prior to October 31, 2018. Jurying fees are $50 per medium submitted.
The jurors will score the submitted artwork based on quality, intention and content; excellence of craftsmanship; facility with media; excellence in the use of design elements; and professional presentation.
FREE SEMINAR – “How to Prepare Your Artwork for Submission to the 2019 Summer Exhibit” To learn more about the Festival of Arts, the application process and photographing artwork effectively for submission, artists are invited to attend a free seminar offered on the following date and location:
- October 1, 2018 at 12noon in the Forum Theater on the Festival of Arts grounds located at 650 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach
- Additional dates and locations to be announced. Check website for updates.
Space is available on a first come, first serve basis. For more information, please call 949-464-4234.
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL OF ARTS
The Festival of Arts is a non-profit organization whose proceeds support the arts and art education in and about Orange County. This prestigious juried art exhibition is Southern California’s oldest and most respected outdoor art show and has been rated one of the top festivals in the nation. Recent accolades include Orange County Register’s Best Place to Buy Original Art, Art Fair Calendar’s Top Five Art Fairs in the West and Top Five Art Festivals in the nation voted by USA Today readers. Each summer the works of 140 accomplished artists are showcased to the public in a six-acre art haven. The event is located at 650 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, California. For general information visit www.LagunaFestivalofArts.org or call (949) 494-1145.